Cupid's Hunt: MJ's Love

CH2010v5_aka.jpegIt’s that time of year again! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means my blog gets lit up with Cupid’s Hunt shenanigans.

What is Cupid’s Hunt? Glad you asked:

Cupid’s Hunt is the premiere online collaboration event where DJ and
podcasters from all over the Internet release loved-themed music mixes
all on the same day: Valentine’s Day!

Since I am such an avid lover of love songs, each year I pick a theme for my Cupid’s Hunt selection. This year, I decided to pick my favorite love songs by Michael Jackson. Continue reading “Cupid's Hunt: MJ's Love”

The Exchange 005: JORGE!

Another week, another Exchange drop from the crew. This week our theme is JORGE!, because today is George’s birthday!

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The Playlist:

Jen | Can’t C Me – Tupac feat. George Clinton
OJ | King George – Roy Ayers
Ouxu | So Fresh So Clean – Outkast
BK | Think – James Brown
Cye | Georgy Porgy – Eric Benet & Faith Evans
Liz | Booti Call – Blackstreet
Marcia | Mack the Knife – Louis Prima & Louie Armstrong
Sam | Synthesizer – Outkast feat. George Clinton
Marcia | Ooh Wee – Mark Ronson, Ghostface & Nate Dogg
Kate | Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations
Jen | Jorge – Nightmares On Wax

Listen Here:
Stream on Muxtape & Download on Zshare

About My Pick: Booti Call by Blackstreet
I wasn’t too sure of what to pick for this exchange. All the cool George tracks were chosen (not like I know of many). I picked this track because I think George might have an appreciation for throwback tracks to this time period. In addition, the track samples George Clinton’s Atomic Dog, so that’s almost George-y, right? This song is pretty dope in my book, one of my favorite Blackstreet tracks. 

12 Fresh People. 12 Fresh Tracks. The Exchange.

Today I am happy to introduce to you a weekly podcasting-ish/mixtape collabo project that I am apart of. It’s called The Exchange and it’s composed of me and 11 of the freshest people on the Internets. Every week we pick a theme, submit a track, and put it all together for you and yours.

Who are the 12 Freshest People On The Internets?

Glad you asked. For the record:
Sam
Marcia
Kate
Ouxu
Cye
Eyejammy
Jen
OJ
Liz
Panama
Brandon
George

Why is it called The Exchange?
Because it’s a dope name, and because we are all friends (and/or friends of friends) strewn across the world but we all connect digitally, daily, in many different locations online.

What’s the first edition?
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Say My Name.

What’s the tracklist, and who chose what?
Sam | Jazzy Belle (remix) – Outkast feat. Babyface
Marcia | Black Stacey – Saul Williams
Kate | Helen – The Cave Singers
Ouxu | Mary Jane (All Night Long) – Mary J. Blige
Cye | Saigon Meets Just Blaze – Saigon
Eyejammy | Mona Lisa – Slick Rick
Jen | Renee – Lost Boyz
OJ | Makeba – Aceyalone
Liz | Poor Georgie – MC Lyte
Panama | Hey There Delilah – Plain White T’s
Brandon | Adam – Me’Shell Ndeg√©ocello
George | Mona Lisa – Nat King Cole

Where can I cop your freshness?
You can download the zip file here. When Muxtape gets some Ack Rite, we’ll have a link for you there.

ETC.
Big thanks to Marcia and my superfly homegirl Jen for organizing and executing this for everyone.

That’s it for this week. Go forth and listen.